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Restaurant picketed in wage dispute

CENTRAL JP—Protesters picketed outside Bukhara Indian Bistro at 701 Centre St. last week to demand payment of what they claim are owed wages from the restaurant’s owner, One World Cuisine restaurant group, as part of coordinated protests across the city.

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Fighting for Workers' Rights In Somerville

About a dozen folks from Somerville picketed the Diva restaurant in Davis Sq. on Thursday, August 2 because the owner, One World Cuisine has been treating its employees unfairly.    

The action is part of a campaign by the immigrant rights group, Centro Presente to support seven workers who are victims of wage theft.  They received less than minimum wage and were not properly paid for their overtime hours.  Centro Presente estimates that the workers are owed over $50,000 in back wages!

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Immigrant Workers Continue Their Fight for Justice

Immigrant Workers Continue Their Fight for Justice 

 

Say NO! to Labor Exploitation in MA!   

What: Latino immigrant workers Continue their fight for justice and will once again stage two simultaneous protests in front of the restaurants of One World Cuisine restaurant group and deliver a letter to demand payment of wages and overtime.   

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Protesters picket Somerville’s Diva Restaurant

Community organizers and workers from Diva Restaurant’s parent company protested the withholding of more than $50,000 in wages from workers on Thursday afternoon in Davis Square.

“Do the right thing, Diva, do the right thing,” chanted a group of eight outside the restaurant while a few people were dining inside. The protesters held up signs with slogans such as “Can you imagine not getting paid? That’s what happens to immigrant workers.”

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Exigen Pago de Salarios

En Somerville, Activistas junto a Trabajadores Latinos reclamaban salarios.

Con pancartas y cantos de protesta, Activistas junto a Trabajadores dejaron sentir hoy su descontento ante Bukhara Indian y otros Restaurantes por supuestamente deberle a varios de sus ex-empleados alredor de 50 mil Dolares en salarios no pagados.

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Comunidades Seguras #5

Presentamos la ultima parte de nuestro Reportaje Especial, Comunidades Seguras Inmigrantes Viviendo Bajo la Sombra.
Hoy veremos como Organizaciones de Massachusetts se estan uniendo para combatir este Mandato de la Administracion Obama.

Organizaciones Pro Inmigrantes de la region no bajan la guardia y siguen declarandole la guerra a proyectos que consideran atentan contra los derechos de este segmento de la Poblacion. Es por esto que nace la iniciativa Comunidades Justas en respuesta la implementacion del Programa de Comunidades Seguras.

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SAVE THE DATE Centro Presente invites you to the presentation of “Status: Organized”

SAVE THE DATE

Centro Presente invites you to the presentation of “Status: Organized” a mini-documentary about the basic labor rights of immigrant workers and the   activities of the Immigrant Workers Center at Centro Presente. 

Watch the Trailer: http://www.cpresente.org/news-publications/videos/trailer-status-organized-an-immigrant-workers-rights-video

  

Where: Space with a Soul

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Trailer: "Status: Organized" An immigrant workers rights video

Trailer for a Centro Presente-produced video on the activities of the Immirant Workers Center at Centro Presente.

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TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Immigrant Workers and  Say NO! to Labor Exploitation in MA!

TAKE ACTION NOW!

  

Support Immigrant Workers and Say NO! to Labor Exploitation in MA!   

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The Immigrant Rights Committee of Centro Presente invites you to a showing of the documentary "The Beast"

SAVE THE DATE!

 

The Immigrant Rights Committee of Centro Presente invites you to a showing of the documentary “The Beast” 

This documentary exposes the tragic reality of thousands of people who desperately try to flee the ravaging conditions in their home countries.

La Bestia/The Beast by Pedro Ultreras  

Watch the trailer: